Scott Kazmir

  • The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    The Hangover: Pitching, Pitching, Pitching

    August 10, 2007 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

    Devil Rays 4, Tiggers 0. We have a favorite saying around these parts. Baseball is about three things…Pitching, pitching, pitching. We can’t emphasize it enough. It is amazing how good a team can look when they get good pitching. After losing their previous three games and last eight road games, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Dioner Navarro Is Just A Lil’ Guy

    [THE HANGOVER] Dioner Navarro Is Just A Lil’ Guy

    August 9, 2007 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays 7, Tiggers 1. Dioner Navarro was 3-5 last night to raise his average above .200 for the first time (.201) since May 15. He also hit his 4th home in the last three weeks, after only hitting one in the first three and a half months. Once considered […]

     
  • The Hangover: The Maturation Of BJ Upton

    The Hangover: The Maturation Of BJ Upton

    July 19, 2007 at 11:27 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 7, Angels 2. BJ Upton got off to a great start this season, hitting .365 the first month. In April and early May he was knocking the ball all over the place…but there was a catch. He was striking out at an enormous rate. While nobody expected Upton […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] In The End, Even Old Yeller Had To Be Shot

    [THE HANGOVER] In The End, Even Old Yeller Had To Be Shot

    July 16, 2007 at 11:06 am 1 comment

    Yankees 7, Devil Rays 6. The Devil Rays lost three of four games to the Yankees, but for the first time in almost a month, the Rays were competitive. The starting pitching was better, but they still don’t put in enough time on the mound. And the bullpen is…well the […]

     
  • The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    The Hangover: Scott Kazmir Likes To Get His Work In Early

    July 9, 2007 at 11:16 am 2 comments

    Royals 12, Devil Rays 4. 5 innings, 100 pitches. When we look back on the 2007 season, that could be the opening line. 5 innings, 100 pitches. The rest of the rotation (outside of James Shields) has been awful, but that was no surprise. The bullpen has been vomit-inducing, but […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Camp Found His Inner Nolan Ryan And His Inner Shawn Camp

    The Hangover: Shawn Camp Found His Inner Nolan Ryan And His Inner Shawn Camp

    June 26, 2007 at 9:38 am 1 comment

    White Sox 5, Devil Rays 4.Surprise: The top four hitters in the Rays lineup went a combined 0-12, so it was not a surprise the Rays couldn’t score past the 4th inning. Not a surprise: A member of the middle relief struggle mightily. Casey Fossum faced 4 batters and allowed […]

     
  • The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Is Still The Answer At Catcher

    The Hangover: Dioner Navarro Is Still The Answer At Catcher

    June 22, 2007 at 9:17 am 2 comments

    Devil Rays (off-day)With the off-day yesterday, we are going to try something different today. We feel like we have been rather harsh on a handful of players recently and we are not usually that negative. In our defense we supported Edwin Jackson for a long time even though his numbers […]

     
  • The Hangover: Not Your Older Brother’s Devil Rays

    The Hangover: Not Your Older Brother’s Devil Rays

    June 13, 2007 at 10:53 am 1 comment

    Devil Rays 11, Padres 4. Shhhh. *in a hushed tone* The Rays have now won 7 of 9. We are afraid to say it too loud. If other people find out, they may think it is some sort of mistake and take some of the wins back. Last night it […]

     
  • The Hangover: Jason Hammel To The Bullpen…For Now

    The Hangover: Jason Hammel To The Bullpen…For Now

    June 12, 2007 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays (off day)The Devil Rays made an interesting and unexpected move yesterday. With two openings in the bullpen, the Rays recalled Jason Hammel from Durham. Having already dipped into the Durham relief corps and drawing two blanks, Andrew Friedman decided on an alternative solution to the Rays abysmal bullpen. […]

     
  • The Hangover: Papa Joe And His Rose-Tinted Glasses

    The Hangover: Papa Joe And His Rose-Tinted Glasses

    June 7, 2007 at 10:11 am 0 comments

    Devil Rays 6, Blue Jays 2. We promise not to rant about Scott Kazmir and how he throws too many pitches. We are tired of mentioning it and you are tired of reading about it. So we promise today we won’t mention that Kaz threw 31 pitches in the first […]